The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has just arrived the scene of yesterday’s inferno at Upper Iweka, Onitsha, Anambra State.
The Governor expressed sadness over the unfortunate incident. He, however, assured that a Panel of Inquiry that has been swiftly set, shall commence immediate work to ascertain how a number of shops affected, and their owners. He also promised that the state will help victims to stand on their feet again.
The Governor informed that all well-meaning of Ndi Anambra has called to commiserate with the victims. He urged them to know that the government of Anambra State are together with them in these trying times.
He also expressed concern over the inability of the State Fire Service Team to be allowed to rescue the situation. He, however, assured that the Government will beef-up the Fire Service facility around the Upper Iweka axis.
He also warned criminal elements to stay away from people’s property as a result of what happened, noting that, the government will deal decisively with any criminal caught in criminal activities.
Ref: Harrison Madubueze
Onitsha, Anambra State.